Dr.C K Thankamani
Head in Charge, Crop Production & PHT
ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research
QualificationPh D
SpecialisationAgronomy
DivisionCrop Production and Post Harvest Technology
Contact
 Official mail
thankamani@spices.res.in
 Personal mail
tmani4@rediffmail.com
 Mobile
09495083552
 
Areas of Interestwater management and soil fertility
Research Experience
Total publications90

Current Research Projects (Institute)

Current Research Projects (External)

Nil

Awards

Research Publications

  1. Thankamani, C. K, Sivaraman, K and Kandiannan, K. 1996. Response of clove (Syzygium aromaticum L Merry & Perry) seedlings and black pepper (Piper nigrum L) cuttings to propagating media under nursery conditions. J. Sp & Ar. Crops 5(20): 99-104.
  2. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2000. Optimum percentage of allowable depletion of soil moisture in bush pepper. Centennial Conference on Spices and Aromatic crops, Calicut, pp. 97-100.
  3. Thankamani, C. K., Sivaraman, K. and Kandiannan, K. 2002. Evaluation of different methods for storage of turmeric rhizomes (Curucuma longa L.) In: Rethinam, P., Khan, H.H., Reddy, V.M., Mandal, P.K. and Suresh (Eds). Plantation Crops Research and Development in the New Millennium, Hyderabad, PP. 589-591.
  4. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2002. Chlorophyll and leaf epicuticular wax content of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) varieties in response to water stress. Medicinal and aromatic plant sciences 24: 943-946.
  5. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2002. Effect of drip irrigation on growth, yield and quality parameters of bush black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) intercropped in mature coconut garden. In: Yadav, J. S. P. and Sharma, A.R.(Eds). Extended Summaries, vol.2. Second International Agronomy Congress on Balancing food and Environment Security-A continuing Challenge, 26-30 November 2002, New Delhi, pp.1350-1351
  6. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2002 Influence of drip irrigation on yield and moisture extraction pattern of bush pepper grown in Coconut garden. In: Manivannan, S., Sikka, A. K., Korikanthimath, V. S., Ashok Kumar, J., Priyadevi, S and Manjunath, B. C (Eds). National symposium on soil and water conservation measures and sustainable land use systems with special reference to western Ghat region. Old Goa, PP. 157-160.
  7. Thankamani, C. K, Ashokan, P.K., Kamalam, N.V. 2003. Root distribution pattern of field planted bush black pepper employing radiotracer technique. Nuclear agriculture and Biology 32 (1): 23-28.
  8. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K 2003. Evaluation of two bush black pepper varieties (Piper nigrum L) for photosynthetic translocation under water stress. Journal of nuclear Agriculture & Biology 32 (2): 109-115.
  9. Thankamani, C. K, Anandaraj, M., Diby Paul and Kandiannan, K. 2003 Compatibility of Pseudomonas fluorescence, VAM (Glomus fasciculatum), Trichoderma harzianum and pesticides on establishment and growth of black pepper under nursery condition, In: M.S. Reddy, M. Anandaraj, Santhosh J. Eapen, Y.R. Sarma, J.W. Kloepper (Eds.), 6th International Workshop on PGPR, Calicut, pp. 82-88.
  10. Thankamani, C. K, Chempakam, B., Ashokan, P.K. 2003 . Water stress induced changes in enzyme activities and lipid per oxidation in black pepper (Piper nigrum L). Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic plant sciences 25 (3): 646-650.
  11. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2004. Solute accumulation in black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) varieties in response to water stress. Indian Journal of Horticulture. 61(1): 71-74.
  12. Thankamani, C. K and Ashokan, P.K. 2004. Screening of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) cultivars for water stress. Agricultural Science Digest 24 (3): 162-165.
  13. Thankamani, C. K, Srinivasan,V., Anandaraj, M. and Kandiannan, K. 2004. Evaluation of weed management practices in a black pepper garden. In: Korikanthimath,V. S., Zachariah, T. J., Babu, K. N., Suseela Bhai, R. and Kandiannan,K.(Eds). National seminar on New Perspectives in Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic plants . Indian Society for spices, Calicut, pp. 215-218
  14. Thankamani, C. K, Madan, M. S., Sivaraman, K and Kandiannan, K., 2005 Utilization of composted coir pith for growth and yield of turmeric. Agricultural Science Digest. 25 (2): 99-102.
  15. Thankamani, C. K., Sreekala, K and Anandaraj, M., 2005. Effect of Pseudomonas fluorescens (IISR6) and Trichoderma harzianum on growth of black pepper varieties in the nursery. Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops: 14(2): 116.
  16. Thankamani, C. K., Srinivasan, V., Hamza, S., Kandiannan, K., Mathew, P.A., 2007. Evaluation of nursery mixture for planting material production in black pepper (Piper nigrum L). Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops 16: 111-114.
  17. Thankamani, C. K, Dinesh, R., Eapen, S. J., Kumar, A., Kandiannan, K and Mathew, P.A. 2007 Effect of solarized potting mixture on growth of black pepper rooted cuttings (Piper nigrum L.) in the nursery. Journal of spices and aromatic crops, (Supplement).:103-108
  18. Thankamani, C. K., and Ashokan, P. K. 2007. Influence of drip irrigation on growth and yield of black pepper (Piper nigrum L) intercropped in coconut garden in laterite soil. Journal of Plantation Crops (2): 166-170.
  19. Thankamani, C. K., and Ashokan, P. K. 2007. Influence of drip irrigation on growth and yield of black pepper (Piper nigrum L) intercropped in coconut garden in laterite soil. Journal of Plantation Crops (2): 166-170.
  20. Thankamani, C. K., and Sreekala, K. 2008 Growth and nutrient uptake of black pepper (Piper nigrum L) varieties in nursery are influenced by the application of Pseudomonas fluorescence and Trichoderma harzianum .Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic plant Sciences. 30: 105-108.
  21. Thankamani, C. K., Mathew P. A., Srinivasan, V., Krishnamurthy, K. S., Hamza, S.,Kandiannan, K. 2008 Granite powder as a substitute for sand in nursery mixture for black pepper . Journal of plantation crops 36 (2) :123-126
  22. Thankamani, C. K, Kandiannan K, Madan M S, Hamza S and Krishnamurthy K S. 2010. Intercropping of tuber and fodder crops in juvenile black pepper garden. pp. 186–190. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Soil, Water and Crop Management for Higher Productivity of Spices. 11–12 Feb. 2010, Centre for Water Resources Development and Management (CWRDM), Calicut
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